Scope and Content
Title: Herbert J. Wrightson Collection,
Date (inclusive): 1887-1949
Collection number: 97
Wrightson, Herbert J.
4 boxes (2 linear ft.)
University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Performing Arts Special Collections
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: This collection consists of manuscript, published and reprinted publications of music
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF.
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Copyright has not been assigned to the Performing Arts Special Collections. All requests
for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in
writing to the Librarian for Performing Arts Special Collections. Permission for
publication is given on behalf of the Performing Arts Special Collections as the owner of the
physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the
copyright holder(s), which must also be obtained.
Restrictions on Access
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.
[Identification of item],
Herbert J. Wrightson Collection, 97, Performing Arts Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles.
Herbert James Wrightson was born on Dec. 20, 1869
in Sunderland, England; studied at the Leipzig
Conservatory with Salomon Jadassohn and Carl
Reinecke; settled in the U.S. in 1897; taught in
Philadelphia, Chicago, and elsewhere; works
include a symphony, 15 organ pieces, 29 piano
works, and 144 songs, some included in various
hymnals; published Elements of the theory of music
(1921); he died on Dec. 24, 1949 in West Lebanon,
Scope and Content
Collection consists of manuscript, published and reprinted publications of music by Herbert J. Wrightson, including SATB octavos,
sheet music, and anthologies of works for chorus, voice and piano, organ solo and piano solo.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this
collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Wrightson, Herbert J. (Herbert James), 1869-1949--Archives.
Composers--United States--Archival resources.
Songs with piano--Scores.